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Volunteers Needed to Advise on Development Plans for Seattle Children’s Hospital

Childrens HospitalHere’s your chance to serve on a committee that advises on the development plans of Seattle Children’s Hospital. Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking interested people from the Laurelhurst, Montlake, and Ravenna/Bryant neighborhoods to fill 4-8 vacant positions.

The Children’s Hospital Standing Advisory Committee (SAC) meets to:

  1. Review an annual report from Children’s Hospital on its development;
  2. Review and comment on progress under its transportation management plan;
  3. Review requests for amendments to Children’s Hospital’s master plan, and make recommendations for next steps;
  4. Provide comments on projects under development.

The committee meets at least annually and up to four times per year at Children’s Hospital. You would serve a one-year renewable term. Members of the Committee should possess expertise or experience in areas such as: neighborhood organization and issues; land use and zoning; architecture or landscape architecture; economic development; building development; or educational services. The committee is composed of 15 representatives, including a non-management representative from Children’s Hospital, from the following categories:

  1. A representative of an area community group or council.
  2. A resident who is within 600 feet of the campus boundary.
  3. A neighborhood resident defined as a resident within the boundaries of the adjacent community council areas.
  4. A property owner.
  5. A business person.
  6. A consumer group using the services of the institution.
  7. A person participating in neighborhood planning.
  8. A general community or citywide representative.

If you are interested in serving on this committee, send a letter of interest by either e-mail or regular mail by November 9 to: Maureen Sheehan  Mailing Address:
Seattle Department Neighborhoods
P.O. Box 94649
Seattle, WA 98124-4649

For more information contact Maureen Sheehan, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, at 206-684-0302.